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PU VC urges UN to implement Kashmir resolutions
PU VC urges UN to implement Kashmir resolutions

LAHORE: (Tuesday, February 4, 2020): Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad has urged the United Nations to implement its resolutions on Kashmir to resolve the issue and called upon human rights organizations to take serious notice of human rights violations in India-Held Kashmir. He was addressing the participants of rallies from various departments of Punjab University which concluded outside VC office here on Tuesday. A large number of teachers, students and employees participated in the rallies. The participants were carrying flags of Azad Kashmir, banners and posters expressing solidarity with Kashmiri people to mark Kashmir Solidarity Day. Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, Prof Dr Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan and other officials also participated in the rally. “This world is called a “civilized world” but what is happening in Kashmir and India?” said PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad, adding that this PU assembly passed a resolution that UN must implement its resolutions to resolve Kashmir issue. He said that the way Pakistan government and Kashmiris were fighting Indian oppression guaranteed that Kashmir’ independence was inevitable. He said that Pakistan did not want war but it should not be taken as weakness. He said that this region could not afford war. He said that dialogue was the only solution to resolve such issues. He said that the nation stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the government, Pak Army and Kashmiri people. Pro Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar said that all the minorities were facing cruelties in India. He said that Kashmir issue was not a regional issue only as it had become an international issue due to human rights violations in the occupied valley. He said that it was astonishing that the torch-bearers of human rights, that even stress to behave with animals in a good way and don’t allow chopping down trees, were silent over serious and one of its kind human rights violations in India-held Kashmir. The participants of the rally also condemned Indian forces in strong words and expressed their solidarity with Kashmiri people.